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inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability